Astacus (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, the name Astacus (Ἄστακος) may refer to:

  • Astacus, a son of Hermes and (?) Astabe, a daughter of Peneus; he was father of Iocles (or Oicles?) and through him grandfather of Hipponous.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Memnon in Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum, vol. 3, p. 536
  2. ^ Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 407
  3. ^ a b Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, 3.6.8
  4. ^ Tzetzes on Lycophron, 1066
  5. ^ Herodotus, Histories, 5. 67. 2
  6. ^ Scholia on Iliad, 6. 396
  7. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium s. v. Astakos
  8. ^ Scholia on Euripides, Phoenician Women, 133